Tactile Systems launches system to treat head and neck lymphedema

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Friday, May 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS – Tactile Systems Technology has launched Flexitouch, a pneumatic compression system to treat head and neck lymphedema at home. In a completed limited market release with more than 80 patients, 88% saw a reduction in head and neck swelling after an initial 32-minute session, according to a press release. “We are thrilled with these positive results demonstrating that the Flexitouch system can help head and neck lymphedema patients effectively reduce lymphedema swelling and improve their quality of life,” said Gerald Mattys, CEO of Tactile Medical.